Baya Weaver – less common nesting sites

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Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus infortunatus) nesting is familiar to all of us. From my experience it is usually over water or other sites with difficult access to humans and in tress with Oecophylla ants (Weaver Ant or locally called Keranga Ant). … Continued

Banded Woodpecker – nest building

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One hole/nest is just not enough for this Banded Woodpecker (Chrysophlegma miniaceum malaccense).   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Semi-urban environment Date: 13th February 2019 Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Tamron SP … Continued

Yellow-breasted Warbler nesting

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I spotted a pair of Yellow-breasted Warblers (Seicercus montis davisoni) nesting in the montane forest at Cameron Highlands in Pahang, Malaysia. I did not approach the nest or attempt to look at it. I stayed about 5-6 meters away. I … Continued

Grey-breasted Spiderhunter – nesting material

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“I had an opportunity today to watch Grey-breasted Spiderhunters (Arachnothera modesta modesta) collect nesting material. I had two extended observations, at the same site, of single birds each time. “The bird(s) spent much time looking for and collecting the fluffy … Continued